The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 68 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 14 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.77% - 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.19% - 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 8
Average salary £60,000 - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
MPLS
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
171 182 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.62% 21.21% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 150 165 180
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MPLS
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Southampton region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Southampton

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Southampton

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (90.00%) BGP
3 17 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (70.00%) IPsec
5 13 (65.00%) CCIE
5 13 (65.00%) F5
6 12 (60.00%) Retail
7 10 (50.00%) HSRP
8 9 (45.00%) CCNP
9 8 (40.00%) VPN
9 8 (40.00%) WAN
9 8 (40.00%) OSPF
10 7 (35.00%) Middleware
10 7 (35.00%) French Language
10 7 (35.00%) UNIX
10 7 (35.00%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (30.00%) LAN
11 6 (30.00%) ITIL
11 6 (30.00%) WLAN
11 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
11 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (30.00%) VLAN
12 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
12 5 (25.00%) Fast Ethernet
12 5 (25.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (25.00%) Wireless
12 5 (25.00%) Frame Relay
12 5 (25.00%) EIGRP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) BGP
2 14 (70.00%) IPsec
3 10 (50.00%) HSRP
4 8 (40.00%) OSPF
4 8 (40.00%) WAN
4 8 (40.00%) VPN
5 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
5 6 (30.00%) WLAN
5 6 (30.00%) LAN
5 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (30.00%) VLAN
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (25.00%) Fast Ethernet
6 5 (25.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (25.00%) Wireless
6 5 (25.00%) Frame Relay
6 5 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 5 (25.00%) ATM
6 5 (25.00%) ISDN
General
1 12 (60.00%) Retail
2 7 (35.00%) French Language
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Architect
1 12 (60.00%) Network Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) PKI
2 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) People Management
3 4 (20.00%) Budget Control
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Time Management
4 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Network Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (65.00%) CCIE
3 9 (45.00%) CCNP
4 4 (20.00%) CCNA
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) CCDE
6 2 (10.00%) CCDP
7 1 (5.00%) CCSE
7 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) F5
3 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft